New Senate legislation would create temporary direct pay option for solar ITC

U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) and senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, along with U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), introduced legislation on March 25 that would help the clean energy industry create good-paying jobs and recover from the COVID-driven economic downturn.… […]

Tigo Unveils New IEC-Certified Optimizer

Tigo Energy Inc., a company that specializes in Flex-MLPE (module-level power electronics), has unveiled a new version of its IEC-certified TS4-A-O optimizer which increases its rated module power to 700 W. Tigo says the TS4-A-O optimizer has the highest per-module wattage of any commercially available optimizer on the market, enabling it to work with the […]

Q CELLS Launches New Flat Roof Mounting System

Q CELLS, a total energy solutions provider in solar, energy storage, downstream project business and energy retail, has launched the Q.FLAT-G6, a flat roof mounting system, in all of the major European solar markets. Q CELLS says its Q.FLAT-G6 mounting system has an optimized ballast that makes it the company’s most aerodynamic flat roof mounting […]

DOE Intends to Slash Cost of Solar by Sixty Percent in Next Decade

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says it intends cut the cost of solar energy by 60% within the next 10 years, in addition to nearly $128 million in funding to lower costs, improve performance and speed the deployment of solar energy technologies.  “In many parts of the country, solar is already cheaper than coal […]